Grand Prix–Seattle 2009 Trials

Entry Fee

Entry fee varies from location to location. Check with local organizer for specific information.


  • Standard-constructed format
  • Deck lists are required

Tournament Length

  • Swiss rounds will each be 50 minutes in length
  • Top 8 matches will have no time limit
  • Number of Swiss rounds based on attendance according to the following chart:

    AttendanceSwiss rounds
    17 - 325
    33 - 646
    65 - 1287
    129 - 2268
    227 - 4109
    411 or higher10


  • All players may participate in all Swiss rounds.
  • The top 8 players after the final Swiss round will advance to the top 8 single-elimination finals.

Top 8

  • Top 8 matches will be best 2 of 3
  • Where necessary, the standings after the Swiss rounds will still be used to determine final order in the standings


  • 24K, REL Competitive
  • All Universal Tournament Rules and Magic: the Gathering Floor Rules are in effect for this event unless specifically overruled by information in this Format Document
  • Players must bring pen, paper, card sleeves and appropriate counters.


  • At least 1 third-round bye at Grand Prix–Seattle is offered at each Trial.
  • Product prizes to be determined by the organizer

Registration Information

  • Players who want more specific local tournament or registration information should call their local contact phone number.
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ArizonaPhoenix4/4/20091Gamers’ Inn1232 E. Southern Ave., Mesa503-764-9871 Website
British ColumbiaBurnaby5/2/20091Engineer’s Auditorium4333 Ledger Ave.778-668-5005 Website
CaliforniaCarmichael5/9/20091Adventures in Comics and Cards6026 Fair Oaks Blvd650-224-5313Website
CaliforniaBerkley5/10/20091Eudemonia2154 University Ave650-224-5313Website
CaliforniaNewark4/11/20091C & J Collectibles5409 Central Ave., Ste 20510-796-5790N/A
CaliforniaCosta Mesa4/4/20091Costa Mesa Womens Club610 W. 18th., St.505-720-8249Website
CaliforniaSan Jose5/9/20091Superstars30 North 3rd St.408-777-8277N/A
CaliforniaSan Diego5/9/20091San Diego Convention Center111 W. Harbor Dr., room 33B503-764-9871 Website
IdahoTwin Falls5/9/20091Beckmon's Gaming Paradise1037 Blue Lakes Blvd North208-733-3901Website
MontanaMissoula4/11/20091Muse Comics and Games2100 Stephens #107406-543-9944Website
NevadaLas Vegas5/9/20091Action Comic & Sports210 North Boulder Hwy, Henderson505-720-8249Website
OregonSalem 5/3/20091Borderlands Games546 High St. NE503-485-2554 Website
OregonAloha4/5/20091Rainy Day Games18105 SW Tualatin Valley Hwy503-642-4100Website
OregonPortland4/4/20091Guardian Games315 SE 3rd Ave.503-764-9871 Website
OregonCoos Bay5/10/20091His Junk/Her Treasure92498 Cape Arago Hwy541-888-5690Website
UtahWest Valley City5/9/20091The Game Den3601 South 2700 West801-852-4123N/A
WashingtonLacey4/25/20091Olympic Cards & Comics 4129 Pacific Ave.360-459-7721N/A
WashingtonRedmond4/18/20091Genesis Games & Gizmos89121 161 Ave NE425-497-9579N/A
WashingtonSpokane4/5/20091Merlyn’s19 W. Main.509-624-0957N/A
WashingtonFederal Way5/10/20091West Coast Sports Cards2008th S. 314th St.253-941-1757N/A
WashingtonRenton4/18/20091Shane’s Big League Sportscards601 South Grady Way #R425-277-3717N/A
WashingtonBellingham4/4/20091Cosmic Comic1905 Cornwall Ave.360-734-8058N/A
WashingtonSeattle4/11/20091First Pick Games4228 Stone Way North503-764-9871 Website
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